State Police Investigating Gun-Point Robbery

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Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a gas station in Newark earlier this morning.

On October 14, 2022, at approximately 12:45 a.m., troopers responded to the Royal Farms located at 2808 Pulaski Highway regarding a gun-point robbery. The ensuing investigation revealed that an unknown white male had entered the convenience store, pointed a handgun at the 33-year-old female cashier, and demanded money. After the victim complied with his demands, the suspect fled on foot from the business to an unknown destination. The cashier was not injured in this incident.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 25-30 years old, with a thin build. He has not been identified and remains at-large.

The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Criminal Investigations Unit continues to investigate this case. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this incident to please contact Detective R. Kirchenbauer by calling 302-365-8428. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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